from Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in The Service of the United States and The Allied Nations in The World War 1914-1918 (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Commission, 1921)
Son of O.M. and Emma Jane Harris Leslie; born September 26, 1896, Danville, Ind. Farmer. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army October 2, 1916, Indianapolis, Ind. Sent to Llano Grand, Tex.; transferred to Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind.; assigned to Company A, 1st Infantry. Died from accident August 6, 1917, Indianapolis, Ind. Buried in New Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.